[photo, State Senator Brian E. Frosh] BRIAN E. FROSH, Democrat, District 16, Montgomery County.

Member of Senate since 1995. Deputy Majority Leader, 2001-. Member, Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, 1995- (ad hoc subcommittee on ethics & election law, 1997-2001; ad hoc subcommittee on procurement, 1999-2001; chair, environment subcommittee, 1995-); Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas, 1995-; Senate Committee on Redistricting, 2001-. Co-Chair, Special Committee on Gaming, 2001-. Senate Chair, Joint Committee to Study Mandates on Local Government, 1995-97. Co-Chair, Article 66B (planning & zoning) Study Commission, 1999-2000.

Member, House of Delegates, 1987-94, representing District 16 (Montgomery County). Member, Environmental Matters Committee, 1987-94; Tort and Insurance Reform Oversight Committee, 1988-93; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 1991-94. Chair, Montgomery County Delegation, 1991-93.

State legislative liaison, Maryland Department of Employment and Social Services, 1971-72. Legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Harrison A. Williams, Jr., of New Jersey, 1972-76. Member, National Advisory Council, U.S. Small Business Administration, 1981-82. Member, Charter Review Commission, Montgomery County, 1983-86. Member, Governor's Work Group on Acid Deposition, 1988-89; Governor's Energy Task Force, 1991-93; Task Force to Review the State's Election Law, 1995; Maryland Environmental Trust, 1995-97; Maryland Recycling Advisory Group, 1995-97; State Economic Growth, Resource Protection, and Planning Commission, 1995-; U.S. Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, 1995-; Blue Ribbon Citizens Pfiesteria Commission, 1997; Task Force to Study Retail Electric Competition and the Restructuring of the Electric Utility Industry, 1997-98; Nutrient Management Advisory Committee, 1998-; Study Commission on Lobbyist Ethics, 1999-2000; Smart Codes Strategy Group, 1999- (steering committee, 1999-); Oil Spill Prevention Advisory Committee, 2000; Task Force on the Environmental Effects of Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE), 2000-01; Task Force on Energy Conservation and Efficiency, 2001. Chair, Chesapeake Bay Commission, 2001 (member, 1995-; vice-chair, 1999). Member, Chesapeake Executive Council, 2001-. Born in Washington, DC, October 8, 1946. Attended Montgomery County public schools; Walter Johnson High School; University of Stockholm, 1966-67; Wesleyan University, B.A., 1968; Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1971. Attorney. Member, Montgomery County Bar Association. Board of Directors, State National Bank of Maryland, 1976-85. Board of Directors, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, 1983-89. Executive Committee, Wesleyan University Alumni Association, 1986-89. Board of Directors, Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, 1986-94. Director, Clean Air Trust, 1995-. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2000. Conservationist of the Year, Sierra Club of Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia, 1989. Lawmaker of the Year, American Lung Association of Maryland, 1991. Public Official of the Year, Audubon Naturalist Society, 1999. Leadership and Outstanding Service Award, Maryland State Bar Association, 2001. Married; two children.

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